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CBS
Jul 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
mentioned, we have a heat advisory in effect for all those orange shaded counties, including baltimore city that just went into effect at noon, stays with us until 8 p.m. on the shore where you see the red colors that's an excessive heat warning that goes into effect on saturday. we're expecting these temperatures to continue to rise. for more we sent it to marty bass. >> reporter: good afternoon. i want to show you a graphic that -- just to be honest all the cards face up on the table i think we're being conservative in our heat index numbers. i'm going to give you a for example. today we're talking about 98 with a heat index of 103. well, we're at 94 now with the heat index of 101. we're looking at 5 to 7 degrees bump up in the feel of the moment. so the 103 and 103 today and tomorrow at 98 may be too low. what if we have to put a 7 degree on saturday's 103, 110 heat index. sunday 95 with still 100 to maybe 102 heat index. right there we're showing you the low ended. the high end -- the low end. the high end could be significantly more uncomfortable. we get into another difficulty. how ar
NBC
Jul 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
with a man being shot and killed by a baltimore city police officer. sheldon has more. >> here at the corner belvedere revenue, this is the 7-eleven where police got word that there was an armed man outside of the 7-11. it is unclear what do is tune with the semiautomatic and add 5:45 a.m. officers arrived on the scene just a few minutes after the call went out. but when they arrived, the armed man took off. officers chased him, not too far away from this 7-11. officials say the suspect was still armed at that time. >> the officer fired his weapon at least one time, shooting the suspect. the suspect has died at a local hospital and the weapon has been recovered. >> police are not releasing the suspect's name because they're still trying to notify his family. but they say he is 22 years old. the officer's name will not be released for a couple of days. according to department protocol. we do know that he is a six-year veteran and he is now on administrative leave. >> a man with a sword was shot and killed by baltimore county police this week. there were serving a warrant on thursday night. we
ABC
Jul 9, 2012 4:55am EDT
. let's swing it around the area and again it's steady heavy rains around baltimore city. you go out towards the beltways and 70. columbia seeing pretty good down pours and out towards essex from 695 towards essex and the chesapeake is seeing good downpours of rain and north of town right around westminster still seeing some of the lightning bolts coming down and that's going to move towards the south and east. we have a flash flood warning in parts of frederick county and we will show you cooler temperatures coming up in a little bit guys.>> this week we will finally get some sort of reprieve from thestifling temperatures we have been experiencing. they blanketed much of the country and here in maryland it's been especially bad. this weekend temperatures in our area reached triple digits. making it uncomfortable anddownright dangerous. sherrie johnson joins with us more on what people are doing and those who fell victim to the heat. >> reporter: yes, finally a break from the heat we have learned so far in maryland, 13 people have died because of the extreme heat. that's according to
CBS
Jul 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
: a 12-year veteran with the baltimore city fire department, simmons was arrested monday. wjz has learned he had been arrested for human trafficking and prostitution back in 2010 but was never charged. >> as of this moment, he has been suspended without bay -- pay. and we will begin our preliminary investigation into this situation. >> reporter: police also seized several computers, flash drives, condoms, and sex toys, from inside the warehouse. ian knoll runs a business on the ground floor. >> i never thought for a second that anything of this type of magnitude would be taking place. not here. >> reporter: 33-year-old franklin coit, a convicted felon, is also charged with running a prostitution ring and after-hours club. he, too, was arrested for the same charges in 2010. >> reporter: we've learned that simmons has been taken to central booking. he faces a number of state charges before the federal charges. and those in themselves include human trafficking, gun charges and of course those prostitution charges. live at city police headquarters, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news.
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a subaru. love wherever the road takes you. >> this is wjz-tv, wjz-hd and wjz.com, baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now is complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> small town rocked. a shooter outside of the carroll county restaurant. >> had to be a powerful weapon to do that. >> one man is dead and one is behind bars. hello, everybody. i'm denise koch. >> i'm vic carter. people are talking about tonight. >> carroll county stunned by the second murder in weeks. customers were looking on. wjz meghan mccorkell has new developments in the investigation. >> reporter: state police say the shooter is in custody. accused of opening fire in a crowd of a dozen people outside of a popular lounge. a typical friday night and customers go in and out of the harvest inn family restaurant. friday morning, a crime scene. >> we never have anything like this happen. >> reporter: just after midnight, police say jacob opened fire killing 36-year-old gary and injuring gary hale. one bullet went through the next door. >> went through the house. >> reporter: he was dri
NBC
Jul 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> and a couple of days, baltimore's city's top cop will be stepping down. and -- baltimore city's top couple of stepping down. >> is the commissioner announced in may that he is retiring after more than 30 years on the force. the last five, as you mentioned, as police commissioner. he is leaving behind a big shoes to fill. he got a problem with a baltimore sendoff. he threw out the first pitch at the orioles game. he says he will miss his job when he retires wednesday, but looking forward to what he will do next. >> something fun and far-less stressful. maybe my hair will grow back. i'm looking forward to it and i am anxious to get started. >> his career includes more than 30 years on the baltimore police force, the last five as commissioner. there's been a 45% drop in overall gun crime and the fewest number of homicides in 35 years. he attributes a lot of it to the change in culture. at the grass-roots activism. during his tenure, he became known as his passionate language for addressing crime in the city. >> i will not miss the opportunity to talk about bad guys with guns. for me, that has
ABC
Jul 25, 2012 4:55am EDT
70. kent island and 67. >>> let's get a check of traffic. issues downtown and baltimore city and the water main break and lombard is closed. that will be for some time. if you are going to make a long weekend. we have issues to talk about. the bay bridge between drive and the bridge. we have construction that will slow the speeds up and send it out to 895 where there is con and all due to construction at this point. look at the speed 20 miles an hour as you approach the 69th stride exit. this is 695. it looks like a good sunrise. the roads are not too bad. another check on traffic coming up in a bit. >>> when it comes to food and kids, many know how difficult it is getting the children to make healthy cheeses. hear from one advocate and how you can help pick outed into can help them out down the road. >>> and animal control and police race to a home after calls from a dangerous animal in the backyard. why they left without taking that beast away. as we go to break a live look at harbor east. shops opening up to tell you about. j crew among them. back with more in a moment. le
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
people so far in baltimore city. health officials say emergency rooms have been swarmed. i east and bottled water has been passed out to people -- ice and bottled water have been passed out to people without power. davis says he suffered back-to- back heat. he and his wife continue to sleep at home with the windows closed for safety reasons, driving up the temperature. >> it has been miserable. that is true. >> we are just try to cope with it. we bought a portable fans. my grandson, he got sick and had to rush him to the emergency room because he has asthma. >> the heat wave -- the heat is a silent killer. those with chronic conditions can get sick after the heat wave breaks. you have to be vigilant before and after the heat wave takes off. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. making matters worse, no power one week after last friday's storm. b.g.e. crews have been working around the clock. 29,000 people are still without power. officials hope to have everybody back online by the end of the weekend. you can find up-to-the-minute information on the power outages online a
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >> so far, health officials say five people have lost their lives in baltimore city. if you think it is hot -- >> it's 120 in here,. >> they're concerned about the next few days because of the expected 100 plus temperatures. there are all of the utility workers outside. >> we are concerned about this heat wave. had 18 days of 90 degrees or more and two days 100 degrees or more. this doctor of mercy hospital says the ers' starting to fill up with patients with heat- related illnesses so it's inherently vital. >> when you start to get confused and irrational, you may be in trouble. >> city health officials say that it is a silent killer. those with conditions like heart condition or as month can get intense heat exposure. nadia ramdas, wbal-tv 11 news. over half of these residents are in baltimore county. they are restoring power to 700,000 customers. wbal radio is saying once all power is restored, they will have 21 days to report on how they managed our restoration. they will evaluate if it was possible to handle this matter. thousands of aid workers have been brought in to help w
CBS
Jul 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. most of the outages were in baltimore city and baltimore county. >> reporter: finally, relief from the heat, after more than a week of sweltering temperatures that killed at least 13 people in maryland and more than 45 nationwide. it buckled train tracks and roads. even softened pavement enough to get this jet stuck. >> does she wear glasses or contacts? >> and there could be more deaths, as final numbers are tallied and official reports are coming in from the medical examiner. the hot air fueled storms that left more than 7,000 people without power last week. and more storms last night, knocked out power again to hundreds after bge just finished restoration efforts. the utility will file a report with the public service commission, which regulates it, within three weeks about their response. and the psc will hold hearings over whether it was appropriate. many won't soon forget those stifling temperatures. >> i'm really glad that there's air conditioning. >> a lot of people are sick of it. >> it is for now. but summer is only just beginning. >> reporter: construction work continues
CBS
Jul 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of his car, skidded out of control and died. police say speeding is to blame. >>> grading baltimore city schools. new numbers show a slight improvement in education. but there is still a long way to go. wjz is live. rochelle ritchie is at city school headquarters in east baltimore with the results. rochelle? >> reporter: well, denise, the results are mixed and show the challenges ahead. >> reporter: superintendent dr. andres alonzo reveals the results for the 2012 assessment test. the results not wad but -- not bad but not good. >> reporter: the numbers matter. and they matter tremendously. >> reporter: baltimore city school's numbers remain fairly dorm ant to last year. math scores in grades 3 through 8 are up two percentage points in 2011, where 62% of students scored a proficient or advanced. this year, an increase of just 63%. >> summer school last year was all about math. because we knew that math was the subject that we needed to make the progress. >> reporter: focusing solely on math. the scores for reading was decreased nearly 2% from 69% to just under 68%. >> for new entrants in
NBC
Jul 29, 2012 12:00am EDT
. we will let you know what to expect tomorrow in a few minutes. it is a dry in baltimore city. 83 at the inner harbor. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] virtual wallet can help you be that person who's good with money. see what's free to spend. move money with a slide. save with a shake. feel good about your decisions. >> the american red cross is asking for more blood donations. officials say that all blood types are needed, especially o- and b-. officials say summer is a slow time of year but the heat may be keeping donors away. more than a dozen homes have been declared uninhabitable in the aftermath of a tornado in new york. it touched down thursday afternoon. it was part of a storm system that raced across the northeast. there were no injuries. more than 13,000 homes and businesses are without power tonight. >> now your forecast with tony pann. >> we have some severe weather at home. there are no watches or warnings right now but we had reports of large hail across maryland and a lot of lightning strikes reported. the only thing on hd doppler is this storm in howard county. that
FOX
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
. baltimore city fire chief james clack says he's considering donating hiss recent pay hike to charity. ggven to clack y the mayor... has come under fire for it's bad timing.the city is in the process oo closing fire companies... and raising health insurance remiums for fire fighters.clack says he baltimore fire foundation... - if fire fighters are not given the same increase in pay in their next contract.the mayor has defended the raisee.. &pciting a steep decrease in city fire deaths under clack's leaddrship. a altimore city police officer whoostooe groceries from a northeast baltimore grocerr store... as been asked to resign from the police force.investigators say back in marrh... ciara anderson intentionally under-charged her mother... &pdetective darlene early... by about 3-hundred dollars.both offthem pled guilty... and reccived probation before juugment.early was also ordered to re-pay the sttre. an afternoon n the park... takes an unnxpected turn for some msterdam teens. teens.take a ook at what happens... when they're out filming some asual skateboarding. (please bleep out s
CBS
Jul 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some criticism of the mayor and chief online, including con controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire documents are closing. one tweet said, save yourself, there's no medics but you can call the mayor on the video phone. the department says the new guidelines are not to effect free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and bount bound -- boundaries for which our members are communicate concerns. >> still the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern is firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our remembers are covered -- members are covered. >> the employees can face punishment in limited situations. the maryland general assembly that says you do not have to share your user names and passwords with your employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and l
ABC
Jul 13, 2012 6:30am EDT
news. >>> 6:46 right now. a terrible case of animal cruelty in baltimore city. a dog who was clearly starving was found inside a trash can. the dog did survive and this morning it's in the care of about. arcs. they call him thor. he's pit bull and they say 5 years old. caretakers at the shelter say he should weigh 50 popped and weighs 28. and -- pounds and weighs 28. a an officer was called out for report of a stray dog. they found him in trash can. a foster owner has agreed to take care of thor while he is recovering. >> he's strong guy and tough. -- he's a strong guy and tough. so far things look good. i am hopeful. >> official say the animals abandoned when a person leaves or is evicted from the home and it doesn't have to be that way. call barcs to get help here's the number 410-39#-4695. >>> a georgia woman is heading to prison after she was found guilty of injecting customers buttocks with silicone. a judge sentenced kimberly smedley and prosecutors said she had no lies tones practice medicine. she gave injection of industrial grade silicone to patients in hotel rooms in a numb
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
-- this is not a one state problem. this is a national problem. >> baltimore's city crumbling system supplies the entire region. >> even with water rates going up 9% and $300 million in replacement pipe going on in the next 5 years many fear it's not enough to keep up with the ageing system. >> the senator wants a federal trust fund. >> there's an ongoing degregs of these systems and it's putting our human health at risk. >> a temp raur -- temporary water system finally allowed businesses to reopen. >> they need to fix them, repair them and replace them. other wise, this is going to happen a lot. using high-tech equipment this was a bigger main that was discovered about to crack prompting people to conserve water while it's fixed. >> if we can make repairs and replacement prior to an emergency arises that's always the best approach. >> many wonder when and where will the next emergency strike. >> reporter: regarding the continuing work here downtown, i asked if they were sticking to their 3 week estimate and they said yes but it's like when you go to the mechanic with the car and get under th
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at the updated numbers. baltimore county still has it the worst with nearly 20,000 out. baltimore city, howard county and anne arundel county are also hit hard. in total, about 44,000 bge customers are without power right now. >> well, here's more frustrating news for those in the dark. this heat is growing more intense. emergency rooms are starting to fill up with patients who are dehydrated or worse. monique griego has late word on moredeaths linked to this receipt heat wave. >> reporter: another day under a vicious sun, as triple-digit temperatures bear down on baltimore. >> the humidity has made it unbearable. doesn't matter if you're in the shade or in the sun. >> i'm sweating water now. i feel like a walking river right now. >> reporter: people sweating it out in the city, try to refuel, create their own shade, or simply ditch a few layers in an effort to stay cool. >> it's horrible. hot and sweaty is not a good feeling. >> on the way to keep cool. umbrella, fans and water. >> reporter: but when it's in hot, the weather isn't just uncomfortable. it can be dangerous. >> we definitely see
CBS
Jul 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
were allowed back to their homes and businesses according to baltimore city fire there were no injuries no property was damaged. >> thank you. >>> hear from business owners and residents all new at 5 and 6:00 p.m. >>> maryland man police say was planning a deadly work place attack could be held for a week before he is charged. adam may is live with more on neil prescott. >> the 28-year-old is being held involuntarily under going a psychiatric evaluation he was taken into custody friday after miscot threatened to shoot up the business. police found more than two dozen weapons inside his apartment along with thousands of rounds of ammunition they believe he was upset because he was recently let go from his job. >> thank you under law prescott can be held up to a week before charges are filed. >>> the search continues for the man who abducted vi ripken at gun point this man, kidnapped her from inside her garage last week. ripken was tied up, put into the backseat of her own car and driven around baltimore and hartford county she was not physically hurt but anybody with information, are ask
NBC
Jul 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, no word on a cause. the baltimore city fire chief is enacting a new social media policy. >> it is in response to what the department use as inappropriate tweets by some union members. david, i would guess we would know what most of those are probably about. >> there generally are gripes. there are also a number of questions involved. are there limitations to free speech when it comes to the workplace? where do employers draw the line on social media? the fire chief is upset about the tone and content of some of the tweeds, and he is in the process of crafting a policy that does not interfere with the freedom of speech but also protect the image of the department. some city firefighters are upset over the latest contract offer. and the fact that their boss, the chief, and his command staff all got raises. tweets are airing gripes about policies. the baltimore sun first reported that the chief is looking into the social media policy. a statement was issued that says in part our goal is not to silence the voice of the membership but simply to establish concise guidelines an
CBS
Jul 6, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: most of the deaths have have been in baltimore city. older men, with heart problems. but no one is immune. >> people may lose sight of the fact that it continues to be a real hazard. >> we want to avoid any deaths at all. and if people stay cool and hydrated, we can avoid those negative outcomes. >> heat is a big problem. try to take the dog out. and the pavement gets really hot. try to keep really short walks. >> reporter: some are enjoying being outside in the hazy sunshine. >> to me, laying out in the sun is ther putic. and -- therapeutic and clears my mind and thoughts. when you can't afford tanning, you improvise. >> i saw the temperature tomorrow. and i thought, how far away can i get if i start driving now? [ laughter ] >> reporter: and the state has activated its emergency heat plan. right now, there is an emergency meeting of the city council to discuss the response to this heat wave. reporting live in hampden, mike hellgren, week eyewitness news. >> mike -- wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. bge and thousands of out-of- town crews continue to work to get people b
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of which have been in baltimore city. and that danger is why doctors are telling people to stay out of the sun or find a cool place to cool off. >> reporter: another day under a vicious sun, as triple digit temperatures bear down on baltimore. >> the humidity has made it unbearable. doesn't matter if you're in the shade or in the sun. >> i'm sweating water now. i feel like a walking river right now. >> reporter: people sweating it out in the city. try to refuel. create their own shade, or simply ditch a few layers in an effort to stay cool. >> it's horrible. because it's so hot and sweaty. and it's just the noad -- not a good feeling. >> keeping cool with umbrella, water. >> reporter: but when it's this hot, the weather isn't just uncomfortable, it can also be dangerous. >> we definitely see a lot more people coming in who are dehydrated. they're not anticipating it. >> reporter: dr. michael witting works in the e.r.a. the -- e.r., the maryland medical center. he says people come in dehydrated, confused and weak. but it can get worse. >> the heat has been blamed for eight deaths in
CBS
Jul 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
. meghan mccorkell has the latest on the growing health concerns. >> good morning. baltimore city officials have now extended a state of emergency for another week as the heat continues to bear down on the city. >> the blazing hot sun taking its toll. >> incredibly shot. >> i have no energy. >> turn ing deadly. >> these temperatures are dangerous. >> nine heat related deaths now reported in maryland, five in baltimore city, two in montgomery county, one in wycomico and friday a new one in baltimore county. >> it's somebody's family member. that's why we tell people to prepare and check on each other. >> that's just what the city is doing. volunteers going door to door in powerless neighborhoods. another emergency command center now set up at the northern community action center. the african american festival is set to begin on saturday, forecasted to be the hottest day of the week. now organizers are are -- are are taking added pre-- are taking added precaution. >> we have missing tents. they're bring ing in cooling buses. >> with more than half a million people expected, extra ems units
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 4:00pm EDT
floor and spread to the roof. the fire has been ruled accidental. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. alex demetrick from the newsroom, with what is bringing about the change. alex. >> according to our media department, the baltimore sun, they are taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department says they may soon change their rules on comments. this comes after some firefighters wrote inappropriate, insensitive, or inaccurate information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say policies could hinder their constitutional rights to free speech. the city's police force is also reportedly working on its policy as well. mary? >> sounds like complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies for budgetary reasons. and the approval of a raise for baltimore's fire chief. >> nationwide outrage. a report finds that top school officials at penn state, including legendary coach joe paterno, covered up child sex abuse by jerry sandusky. joe paterno's family is file fighting back. >> we are here t
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the geico app today. supporters of the dream act have teamed up with baltimore city hall to launch a new campa. campaign. mayor stephanie ralwings blake is featured in a new ad that begins airing on t-v- today. today. melinda roeder is live at towson with word on how the mayor could make a difference. difference. 3 3
CBS
Jul 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in northwest baltimore city. police say they so the a man, 25-year-old devante bowman. police say he ran from a store and then reached into his pocket for a weapon and then was shot by awn officer. the officer is on paid administrative leave. >>> a talented teenager's life cut short in a car accident. today, family and friends say their final fair wells. the teen's lass mates say this accident has taught them an unforgettable plon. >> reporter: family and friends say 17-year-old alec cosgeria had everything going for him. a sphar on his swim team, a popular -- a star on his swim team, a popular student, and a popular duct tape business. >> he's a great kid, great attitude. >> he was very talented, so full of promise. touched a lot of people's lives. >> reporter: baltimore county police say alec was driving on green spring avenue after dinner with friends. somehow, he lost control of his car. it spun out on a curb and struck a tree. paramedics tried to save him, but he died at maryland shock trauma. his friends are in shock. >> it's just profound grief. we're sad and it's hard to figure out. >
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
? the baltimore city fire department wants new guidelines on what they can post on social media. wjz is live downtown. mike hellgren takes us behind the controversy. mike? >> reporter: mary, the department says this is not about silencing its critics. and wjz has learned union leaders will meet with department officials early next week to hash it all out. >> reporter: the latest heated battle in baltimore's fire department is over twitter. and what firetbieters can and can't post on -- firefighters can and can't post on twitter. it includes controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire companies are closing. one tweet read, save yourself. there are no medics. but you can call the mayor on her video phone. another questions how can the chief and mayor spat in your face. they say the new guidelines are notsz to re -- not to repress free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and boundaries for which our members can communicate concerns. but it must be done, you know, decently and orderly. >> reporter: still, the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawy
NBC
Jul 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
was seriously injured. >> baltimore city fire chief is brining a new social media policy in response to what the department could use as inappropriate tweets by some union members. >> some city firefighters upset over the latest contract offer, fire station clones, and that the chief and command staff all got raises are setting off -- are letting off steam on social media. the chief of looking into a social media policy. kevin cartwright issued a statement that says in part of the cote powerball is not to silence the voice of the membership. it is simply to provide guidelines to voice their concerns. we want union members to express themselves in a productive way. >> there are certain constraints among public employees that are perfectly legal. you can be put in jail. if you criticize your employer, it does not mean that your employer cannot fire you. >> some of the tweets we found were strong. fire local 74 president says that he will tell his members to follow the vice of the u.s. attorney. >> if you want to say something on your twitter count, freedom of speech. the department does not fe
CBS
Jul 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
moisture moving our way but as far as carroll baltimore howard counties and ball -- baltimore cities it lost its identity. forecast calls for a this national weather report sponsored by ensure. enjoy ensure as part of your healthy diet.- ensure, nutrition in charge. >>> it is a warning signal for civilian drones. a professor proves a computer whiz can take control of them without them knowing. >> it's hijacking a plane from a distance. you're as if you're at the controls of the plane because you've captured the pilot's sense of the navigation system. >> we'll see how big a threat that is to a technology booming in the skies. >>> and with 150 years ago this month, an army bugler played taps for the very first time. we'll look at the meaning at the simple mourn full melody and talk to a bugler who has played it hundreds of times. that's on "cbs this morning." this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by jif. jif, the number one choice of choosey moms. liciously creamy. it might just make you feel like a kid again. [ both laugh ] choosy moms never stop choosing
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
to the city as part of a settlement. baltimore sued wells fargo accusing sub prime lending practices targeting minority neighborhoods. baltimore will get $7.5 million for lending assistance programs. the settlement includes restitution for effected city residents. >>> a plane full of passengers looks on at bwi as two flight attendants are rushed from the tarmac to the hospital. as kai jackson explains, hazmat crews were brought in to search the plane. >> sky chopper 13 is high above bwi airport after southwest airlines flight 709 made its scheduled landing with an emergency on board. >> the airplane is parked at gait a-1. >> the flight originated in virginia. authorities say at some point in the air a flight attendant became sick. once the plane landed it was determined a second flight attendant was also ill, both complaining of nausea. >> authorities say after the flight landed at bwi the two stick flight attendants were taken to the hospital and a has malt team with the ann arundel county fire department inspected the plane. >> they did air samples to see what would have been the cause. they
MSNBC
Jul 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
million hole in the city's budget. so we spoke with chief kevin cartright, spokesman for the baltimore fire department, and he told us the firefighters in the company would be reassigned elsewhere and the cuts would save the city $2.2 million over the next fiscal year. the weather ironically has given the three-lame duck fire companies new life. they have been open since the storm and they will get to stay open a little longer. two, until monday and one until october 1st. but with more inclement weather possible this weekend, who's to say what they need? the baltimore firefighters union said it perfectly this week in this quote. the fire department is nothing short of an insurance company. you cannot predict when things are going to happen. so baltimore isn't the only city that's had to make big public sector sacrifices like this to stay afloat in the economy. up next, what is it going to mean for us this summer with so many cities going broke just when we really need their help. they have names like idle time books and smash records and on small business saturday they remind a nation
CBS
Jul 24, 2012 4:00pm EDT
-- manchester. that's one that looks like it will move toward the baltimore city area. you can see it moving directly south right now. we have a possibility in the next 45 minutes or so of getting some action across the baltimore metro. and particularly now in frederick. frederick county, that storm moving right into the frederick area, right this minute. they have one over parkton. if you're anywhere in northern baltimore county, you can probably see or hear that lightning and thunder in the area. maybe brief, gusty winds, 40 to 50 miles an hour. this storm is not as strong now as it was. this is still pretty strong. but the warning will be dropped at 5:00. moving toward the frederick area. warm and humid air. 89, dew point 72. west winds at 21. barometer holding steady. 29.70 inches. right now, 70 in oakland. 91 in ocean city. upper 80s, a little above average. but high dew points, a lot of moisture in the air. so there's a lot of potential for heavy downpours. 89 in annapolis. d.c., columbus. pretty strong west winds. as much these may also begin to tear up these storms a little bit apart
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 4:00pm EDT
driving in baltimore city tonight could be very tricky because we have closure ares due to the water main break. light street closed, also east lombard. take charles street, calvert or fayette. the north side inner loop stop and go. on the west side, traffic is crawling there arnold to security boulevard. 70 westbound, that's going to be a struggle for you. northbound 95 just bumper to bumper there from the beltway on the southwest side over to the tunnel. as far as accidents go, in hartford down, emerton road. in rose dale west lexington at north carry and also patterson avenue at wall bash. let's take a live along on the beltway there. around the 83 split, plenty of heavy traffic. allow yourself some extra time to get through. this traffic report is brought to you by subway. stop in and try the santa fe bake melt. eat fresh. >>> thousands of firefighters from around the east coast are arriving in baltimore for one of the largest public safety conferences in the nation. mike schuh reports, they are issued a serious challenge right from the start. >> as the firefighters pipe and drums war
FOX News
Jun 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
in annapolis, maryland giant tree burying a home. our viewer sent this a baltimore city police car crushed by a true. police patrol lines at a bp gas station, the only place for gas in town right now. if you have videos or pictures from the storm damaged areas please send them us to to ureport@foxnews.com or directly to me. or facebook.com/harrisfaulkner. remember stay safe when you senate. >>> the air force acknowledging it is looking into reports of sexual salt of female recruits. investigators saying there have been 31 victims women who say they've either been victims of sexual assault or misconduct by instructors, all of this happening at lackland airbase in texas over the past two years. first victim coming forward last june. 12 instructors under investigation, nine from the same squadron. molly henneberg on the story for us. the defense secretary weighing in. >> reporter: yes defense secretary panetta says he's very concerned. he says recruits are vulnerable during basic training and military leadership has to make sure instructors, don't take advantage of that situation. >> the comm
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: like the fire department, baltimore city police are also working on a social media policy. they say no specific problems issue are behind that push. >> and both the police and fire departments are looking at what department negligence are the cities have done. as well as professional organizations to develop their new guidelines. reporting live downtown, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right. thank you, mike. the department has no official deadline to put the social media policies into effect. >>> maryland firefighters rescue a dozen people. take a look at the scene. 17 people were trapped by the flame. and quickly rescued by firefighters. eventuallily, the fire went to three alarms. no one was injured. the fire caused $1.5 million in damage. >>> a new law trying to catch up to technology and the danger it poses on the road. maryland, it's now illegal to text while driving. alex demetrick reports, police are starting to enforce it. >> it's day one for a new patrol in anne arundel county. in a half dozen marked and unmarked units. the new target? >> trying to fin
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
power. most of them are on the north side of baltimore city as well as towson and owe wigs mills -- owings mills. andrea? >>> right now, we focus on the district and efforts to get peak power back and cleanup after the storm. joining us is muri al buzzer. you are probably still getting complaints. >> absolutely. we have still people with very hot homes and downed trees. many people have completely left their homes since last friday. we know we're now to the areas where a couple of houses are on a block or several blocks. we have one area near 18th and quincy street where we have about 24 homes continuously out. so we know they are getting to them. people are hot and frustrated. >> people who are frustrated call their representatives. i was one of those frustrated who called you. what can you actually do for residents, especially seniors or the disabled who we've heard on television talking about they can't get out, they are hot. can you get them ice? do you have money to get them battery-powered fans? what can you do? >> we make sure nobody's being forgotten in my ward. we give
CBS
Jul 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
legislation. baltimore city, washington, d.c., and fairfax county all have policies. >> bird lovers and wildcat lovers promise they'll be back when it comes up again, too. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> and alley cat ally says humans are a far greater threat than these cats and they say trapped, neuter and return, is the only proven way to shrink the population of the millions of wildcats that we've been talking about. >>> we have breaking news in arlington tonight, where two bodies have been discovered. the picture live here from arlington where police are on the scene where they responded to park shirlington apartments. there were reports of a 30-year- old woman found dead. when paramedics got there, a second body was found. officers cordenned off a building. they have a crew on the way. we'll bring you more when it becomes available. >>> to d.c. now, where residents say the city is doing okay. that's according to a new web based service that allows the mayor to take the temperature of how people feel in the city. bruce johnson has seen this report card. you actually gone out and t
NBC
Jul 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
will get some hit and miss showers. let's look at the current conditions. it is dry in baltimore and around the city. the dew point is 70. we have a 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm. not everybody will see the rain. 87 for a high temperature. i would take an umbrella just in case. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. a few problems to watch for. harford road, word of an accident. we're up to speak on most of the major roadways. some problems in the city. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. monument is closed because of the sinkhole repair. we had a problem westbound 50 at the bay bridge, a disabled vehicle, and that has now cleared. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 down towards 32. we take a look near 83 at timonium road. running smoothly in both directions. those speech continue on to the j.f.x. into town -- those speeds continue on the j.f.x. into town. things a moving well at the bay bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> day four of the london olympics could be a record- breaking day for michael ph
NBC
Jul 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
. we have closures in the city. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. monument is shut down because of sinkhole repair. as far as the drive times, 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side. 10 minutes to travel southbound 95 from the beltway down towards 32. this is 95 approaching the fort mchenry. running smoothly with light volume at the harbor tunnel. the north side of the beltway is problem free at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> michael phelps has his first chance to tie the alltime olympic medal, if he can get on the medal stand. tracie potts is in london with the latest on the summer games. earned even inve preschool when the last olympics team won gold. today we will see if jordyn wieber can help retain win. >> we have to put in all the effort. >> michael phelps swims in the two larger meter butterfly today -- the 200 meter butterfly. he could break a world record for the most medals won any athlete. missy franklin is dedicating her gold two shooting victims back in colorado. >> i could never have dreamed it would feel like that. >> look
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2012 9:00am EDT
their product in america, in baltimore city, a high-quality wire steel product, sells their product in america, exports their product to other countries, and creates more jobs here in america. that's a success story, mr. president. and that's the type of story, i've given up on -- a lot of people have given up on steel. we can't give up on steel. we need to make it in america. let me tell you about another success story. tomorrow i'll be at english american tailoring which is located in westminster right near baltimore in maryland. well, they manufacturer suits -- they manufacture suits in america. they make it in america. we're able to do it. all they ask for is a level playing field, and, mr. president, we took some steps in the senate finance committee yesterday to give that level playing field by what we call the wool trust fund which deals with inverse tariffs. we need to make sure our laws are fair. the shocking thing about clothing, it actually have higher tariffs on the raw material making it impossible to manufacture in america than the finished product coming into america. we correct
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2012 8:30pm EDT
for indian education in baltimore city public schools and then on to the federal government. my dad was a social worker in baltimore city. they made is very clear early on we were expected to go to college, but my senior year, i had different ideas. i thought that i would probably take a year off and maybe join the american indian dance theater, which was a really big deal back when i was in high school, and then i'd go to college. my parents pretty much handed me the application saying sign here. you have a full scholarship to morgan state, which is my local school in baltimore. you start in three weeks. orientation is sunday. pack your bags. that's pretty much how i started going to school is because i had that family support that really encouraged me and pushed me and created high expectations for me. from there, i studied electrical engineering for three years before i really -- before i was frustrated enough to change it to political science even though i came in there on an germing degree, it was not my passion. i did not enjoy it. i spent many evenings in my dorm room upset,
CNBC
Jul 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
" reports leaders in baltimore say the city's troubles were aggravated by bankers' manipulation of key interest rates linked to hundreds of millions of dollars the city borrowed, baltimore's been leading a battle in a manhattan federal court against the banks that determine the interest rate. including massachusetts, nassau county, long island, and california public pension system are looking at whether they suffered similar losses and weighing legal action. we'll talk more about the libor scandal with former fdic chair sheila bair. the chair bair. but she isn't chair anymore. you knew that lawyers would be able to talk people into -- >> oh, right. >> that you would find a way to -- i remember when -- the guy that elizabeth warren's -- oh, he was -- >> the ambulance chaser. >> he had magnetic business cards as ambulances went by. call me, call me, call me. now he's in charge of the -- i mean, i -- >> they'll be running ads with 800 numbers for you to call. >> oh, yeah. definitely. >> except i think there's -- maybe i'm wrong on this. there's a mistaken belief that libor impacts a lot -
ABC
Jul 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
with the credit cards and phone. the suspect is on the loose. >>> and today is the last day for the baltimore city police commissioner fred bealefeld whois refiring after 30 years with the police force. he wants to spend more time with his family. he will officially retire tomorrow. we are out of time and now back to new york for good morning america. have a great day we will have another update in 30 minutes. ♪ baby, i like it we can move on the floor ♪ >>> what's not to like? the dream team, really. kerri walsh, misty may-treanor. never have they lost. we're going to meet them as they get set to continue another unbeaten roll to gold. you had a chance to speak to them today. they're remarkable women. >> i spoke to misty before they left. confident, not cocky. we'll see what happens. george is taking time off this week. all right. >>> an 11-year-old girl was getting blasted for her performance on the national anthem. ♪ in the dawn's early light >> oh. >> some people are even calling it the worst performance of the song ever. her parents are taking on her critics. this morning, the little 11
NBC
Jul 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
at our top stories this morning. baltimore city fire chief james clack says he is serious about getting a raise for city firefighters. the board of estimates approved a contract extension and an increase of 18% in his pay over a five-year period. the move sparked outrage from union members. the chief called 98 rock that he would donate his race to a nonprofit fire foundation its rank-and-file firefighters were not issued their own pay raise next year. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> a few problems, but nothing too bad. the one accident we have at patapsco avenue, be careful there. this one is clearing from the shoulder now. eastbound 7 and hoods mill road. all lanes are open. charles street and bellona ave, traffic lights are on flash. we have the same situation south at washington boulevard. as far as delays, let's give you a live view of traffic. southbound traffic looks heavy here at 295 and 175. let's switch to a live view of j.f.x. and northern parkway. checks out just fine. over to you, tony. >> you probably noticed high, then cloud cover to start the day. we do no
ABC
Jul 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
. 69 in buoy. now a check of the time save traffic with loren cook. >> an accident in baltimore city, on north calvert, center street. if you are using the jfx, there is nothing to get in your way. that will be a different story on 895, the northbound lanes packed all the way to the steel bridge. here is the west side, wilkins avenue, no problems whatsoever. everything up to speed. >>> 4 year old is dead after drowning in a pool, the sheriff's office says jordan atkins wondered from his home. family members found him floating in a pool. at kips died at the hospital. investigators are investigating. >>> get ready to see changes downtown at the inter harbor. construction begins today. organizers are putting down the ceremonial first jersey barrier. prep work expected to last for about a month. we are more than a month away from the second running of the grand prix. weather and traffic back in half an hour. stay with us. >>> after all that work, so many years of early mornings, late nights, just coming up short. reigning gymnastics world champion jordyn wieber leaving the arena in tears
NBC
Jul 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the injections in several cities, including here in baltimore, using glue and cotton balls to try to prevent the silicone from leaking out. she was sentenced to three years in prison. federal judge also ordered to pay a $25,000 fine, plus $8,000 in restitution. more than 70 people in montgomery county are homeless tonight after a fire but through their apartment complex this morning. flames broke out at the would like apartments around 7:30. we're told the fire was so intense and fast-moving that more than 100 firefighters were called to the scene. we're also told they had rescued eight people from the building who had been blocked by and by smoke and flames. no word right now on what caused the fire -- who had been blocked in by smoke and flames. >> a new medical effort launched to encourage people in baltimore to practice safe sex. in the first ever sex in the cities in this conference, they will be discussing some pretty staggering statistics relating to sexual practices in certain baltimore neighborhoods. of the 55 communities in baltimore, a druid heights is ranked worst in life expecta
CBS
Jul 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
house and medics say she was pronounced dead at the scene. >>> baltimore city police are asking for your help in finding a missing teen. cameron will kerr son was last seen thursday. he is a foster child and said to be development mentally challenged. police are asking anyone with information to call 911. >>> bge says the electricity and air-conditioning for some are back on for customers knocked out from last weekend's violent storm. crews were able to restore more than 748,000 customers. that's just short of the mark set by hurricane ie rein that knock -- irene that knocked out 756,000 customers. >>> that blue crab is on show at the aquarium. >>> [ dog growls, barks ] bring your dog to work day... not our best idea. [ barking ]
CBS
Jul 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
a chance to experience restaurants that they may not normally go to. check out new things in the city. >> reporter: baltimore's restaurant week continues for 10 days and includings two weekends. so make your reservations early. >> it's a wonderful opportunity for us. we know that during restaurant week, a lot of customers we see are new faces. and that's a great opportunity for us to do what we do best. >> reporter: ron matz, wjz eyewitness news. >> and we'll do what we do best as customers, and that's eat. this is baltimore's seventh summer restaurant week. for a complete list of participating restaurants, log onto our website, wjz.com, and click on news. >>> coming up on eyewitness news at 4:00. >> take a deep breath. >> electronic tlc. see the latest in doctor care that may be coming to a hospital near you. >>> a petri dish of germs. where bwi falls in a survey of disease-spreading airports. >>> and it's a sticky afternoon. bob has the latest on the heat advisory in his first warning forecast. wjz 13 is always on. for the top stores on wjz -- stories on wjz.com, instant [ barks ] [
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
. 72 in baltimore. 74 ocean city and a little cooler here to our west. our friends in winchester. 70 to start your day. lots of humidity. dew point temperatures are in the low to mid-70s. a humid monday for us. we had a sprinkle or two overnight. nothing at the moment. we will likely see showers and storms redevelop later this afternoon. i think much of your day here, the next couple of hours will be dry. by mid- to late afternoon look out for the possibility of scattered storms. a few could be on the strong side a little later. monday, 93 washington. 90 annapolis. 91 in warrenton. more of the same on the five- day. that will be coming up in a minute. let's do some traffic. lauren demarco is here. >> we had reports of debris in maryland past 198 in laurel. watch out for that. possibly an object on the road. if you are traveling the beltway outer look heavy from 95 to silver spring. university boulevard it does break free and things are better across the american legend bridge. lots of areas are with fog. reduced visibility near montrose, give yourself plenty of breaking distance. 66.
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